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Plaza Tower Survives in New Design

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Revised architectural rendering presented by Polsinelli Shugart law firm.
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Kansas City, MO – The historic Plaza "Balcony Building" at 47th and Broadway survives in a new design presented at this afternoon's city council business session. Spencer Thompson of the Polsinelli-Shughart law firm which is to occupy the building explained the new plan.

Thompson said the final design will incorporate as much of the original architecture and Plaza streetscape as possible, and definitely will include the Spanish-style, red-tile roofed tower.

The new plan also includes putting a Plaza-style facade on the parking garage on the Broadway side of the building and incorporating brown-tone panels in the new high-rise section to harmonize better with existing Country Club Plaza architecture.

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